serotine

1 of 2

adjective

ser·​o·​tine
ˈserəˌtīn,
-tə̇n,
-ˌtēn
: late especially in developing or flowering

serotine

2 of 2

noun

ser·​o·​tine
-ˌtēn
plural -s
: a common European brown bat (Eptesicus serotinus)

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin serotinus coming late, from sero late

Noun

French sérotine, from Latin serotina, feminine of serotinus coming late

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“Serotine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serotine. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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